The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 52 61 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -36
Contract jobs citing Firewall 35 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.53% 0.80% 4.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.89% 5.05% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 3
Median daily rate £338 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £375 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
176 99 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.80% 15.76% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 52 22
Median daily rate £335 £450 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +27.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 57 (61.96%) Security Cleared
2 50 (54.35%) SC Cleared
3 49 (53.26%) Cisco
4 48 (52.17%) ITIL
5 43 (46.74%) F5
6 41 (44.57%) Linux
7 40 (43.48%) Unix
8 36 (39.13%) HP
9 35 (38.04%) WebLogic
9 35 (38.04%) Oracle
10 34 (36.96%) JBoss
10 34 (36.96%) Red Hat
11 31 (33.70%) TCP/IP
11 31 (33.70%) High Availability
12 30 (32.61%) Windows
13 28 (30.43%) Clustering
13 28 (30.43%) Load Balancing
14 27 (29.35%) J2EE
14 27 (29.35%) Apache
14 27 (29.35%) Tomcat
14 27 (29.35%) Veritas
14 27 (29.35%) iPlanet
14 27 (29.35%) Sun
14 27 (29.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 26 (28.26%) Active Directory
15 26 (28.26%) Oracle Application Server
16 25 (27.17%) ITSM
17 23 (25.00%) CheckPoint
18 21 (22.83%) Solaris
18 21 (22.83%) Windows Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (38.04%) WebLogic
2 34 (36.96%) JBoss
3 27 (29.35%) Apache
3 27 (29.35%) iPlanet
3 27 (29.35%) Tomcat
4 26 (28.26%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (10.87%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (33.70%) TCP/IP
2 19 (20.65%) DNS
3 17 (18.48%) WAN
4 16 (17.39%) Wireless
5 15 (16.30%) LAN
6 11 (11.96%) BIG-IP
7 10 (10.87%) HTTP
7 10 (10.87%) HTTPS
7 10 (10.87%) iSCSI
7 10 (10.87%) NAS
7 10 (10.87%) SAN
8 8 (8.70%) Kerberos
8 8 (8.70%) LDAP
8 8 (8.70%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (8.70%) SSH
9 7 (7.61%) Network Security
10 1 (1.09%) BGP
10 1 (1.09%) IPsec
10 1 (1.09%) MPLS
10 1 (1.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) Administrator
3 9 (9.78%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.61%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Solaris Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Project Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.26%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Automation Consultant
10 2 (2.17%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.35%) J2EE
2 14 (15.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.43%) Clustering
2 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.35%) HACMP
5 3 (3.26%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.57%) Linux
2 40 (43.48%) Unix
3 30 (32.61%) Windows
4 21 (22.83%) Solaris
4 21 (22.83%) Windows Server
5 19 (20.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (16.30%) AIX
7 10 (10.87%) HPUX
7 10 (10.87%) SUSE
8 7 (7.61%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.09%) CentOS
10 1 (1.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) ITIL
2 31 (33.70%) High Availability
3 28 (30.43%) Load Balancing
4 25 (27.17%) ITSM
5 15 (16.30%) Service Management
6 14 (15.22%) Network Design
7 10 (10.87%) Software Distribution
7 10 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (9.78%) Migration
9 8 (8.70%) OO
10 6 (6.52%) Change Control
11 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.35%) Open Source
12 4 (4.35%) QMS
12 4 (4.35%) Quality Management
13 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (2.17%) Integration Testing
13 2 (2.17%) Project Management
13 2 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) SQL
2 15 (16.30%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.70%) Korn
4 8 (8.70%) Perl
4 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.43%) Jython
5 5 (5.43%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) Java
6 1 (1.09%) JCL
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
6 1 (1.09%) REXX
Qualifications
1 57 (61.96%) Security Cleared
2 50 (54.35%) SC Cleared
3 18 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (17.39%) CCNP
5 15 (16.30%) CCIE
5 15 (16.30%) JNCIA
6 14 (15.22%) CCDP
6 14 (15.22%) CCIP
6 14 (15.22%) CCSA
6 14 (15.22%) CCSE
6 14 (15.22%) JNCIE
7 11 (11.96%) HP ASE
7 11 (11.96%) HP MASE
8 9 (9.78%) Degree
9 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
10 5 (5.43%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (4.35%) IBM AIX Certification
12 3 (3.26%) CCNA
13 2 (2.17%) MCSE
13 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.09%) QA
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (29.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 26 (28.26%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.87%) DFS Replication
4 8 (8.70%) NFS
5 4 (4.35%) GPFS
6 3 (3.26%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.09%) KVM
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) FortiGate
2 10 (10.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (6.52%) Puppet
4 5 (5.43%) BladeLogic
4 5 (5.43%) SCCM
4 5 (5.43%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (4.35%) WSUS
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 49 (53.26%) Cisco
2 43 (46.74%) F5
3 36 (39.13%) HP
4 35 (38.04%) Oracle
5 34 (36.96%) Red Hat
6 27 (29.35%) Sun
6 27 (29.35%) Veritas
7 23 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 19 (20.65%) Juniper
9 18 (19.57%) Fortinet
10 15 (16.30%) Riverbed
11 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.96%) Aruba
13 9 (9.78%) CA
14 5 (5.43%) BMC
14 5 (5.43%) Dell
14 5 (5.43%) IBM
15 4 (4.35%) Symantec
16 3 (3.26%) Blue Coat
17 2 (2.17%) Citrix
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